Tonight’s matchup between Chattanooga FC and Greenville FC is going to be one to remember. It has all the makings of a great match: talented players, exciting soccer, passionate supporters, and major playoff implications. The Southeast Conference has been incredibly competitive this season and playoff positions are still in play. “Without question this has been
They call it the Green Line Derby after the light rail line that connects Minneapolis and St. Paul, and Minneapolis City and VSLT FC met for the second installment of the derby with title hopes and playoffs positions on the line. Minneapolis City remain on top of the conference, a spot that they won after
The New Orleans Jesters got two second-half goals to pull away from Asheville City Soccer Club Friday night en route to a 3-1 win, completing a six-point trip for the Southeast Conference leaders. The Jesters scored first in the 26th minute when Mason Walsh made a run down the left wing and crossed it to
Rhode Island Reds FC forward Komla Fabrice Dogbey has been selected as the 15th NPSL National Player of the Week for the 2018 NPSL season. “This award means a lot to me,” Dogbey commented. “I am humbled and honored to win the NPSL National Player of the Week. I would like to thank the Rhode
In a match riddled with goals, fouls, and cards, Duluth added a fifth victory to their winning streak and continued their efforts in the title race. Duluth’s starting lineup followed a similar pattern to their last several matches, featuring a mixture of returning veterans and recruits from the 2018 preseason. Joe Watt continued his run
The Jacksonville Armada FC hosted Palm Beach United Wednesday at Hodges Stadium for the clubs’ second matchup of the NPSL season. The Armada FC took revenge and earned a crucial three points, with a 3-2 victory against Palm Beach who handed the club its only NPSL loss this season on June 9. The Armada FC
Jesters midfielder Oliver Roberts scored a stoppage time goal to lead the New Orleans Jesters to a 2-1 victory against Greenville FC Wednesday night. After a first half with few opportunities by either side, the Jesters opened the scoring in the 48th minute on a goal by Mason Walsh, where he retained possession inside the
Boston City FC were held to a frustrating 1-1 home draw by the Seacoast United Mariners to see their slim National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) playoff hopes slip away. Striker Rafael DeSouza celebrated his first start since being called up from the club’s Under 20s BSSL squad with his first goal three minutes before halftime
Cleveland SC end a perfect weekend homestand with an emphatic 4-0 over Syracuse FC to give them the top position in the Midwest East Conference with only two matches remaining. The club moves to 21 points on the season behind a two-goal performance from Admir Suljevic and a goal and two assists from substitute forward
After a thorough 4-1 victory Saturday night the Shadow Men’s First Team completed a weekend sweep against PDX FC of Portland Sunday with a runaway 6-0 result that also locked up the regular season Northwest Conference championship. The result gives Spokane hosting rights for the West Region’s Quarterfinal First Round the weekend of July 7.
The First Team moved closer to clinching not only a playoff spot, but the top seed and home game in the National Premier League Northwest. A 4-1 victory tonight against PDX FC of Portland combined with FCM Portland’s 4-1 win over visiting Kitsap put the Shadow, with three games remaining, just three points away from
Jacksonville Armada FC hosted Miami United FC Saturday at Hodges Stadium with important playoff implications on the line. The two teams are both in contention to secure the No. 1 seed in the NPSL’s Sunshine Conference Playoffs in July. The Armada FC finished the match scoreless as it ended in a 0-0 draw. The first
The penultimate match day of the Golden Gate Conference saw Academica SC host FC Davis at the Academica Fields on a warm Saturday night. Academica was coming off a 0-0 draw against conference leaders El Farolito, while Davis looked to recover from a 6-1 drumming at the hands of the Sacramento Gold. That unfortunately did
The hard truth of football is that nothing is free and nothing is easy – every tiny marginal gain must be scraped out of the cold, grey clay of chaos, bought by effort and will at a price well above asking. All the while one suspects that everyone else is getting a better deal, a
With a hard-fought 2-1 win over Grand Rapids FC, FC Columbus secured three points and maintained control of their destiny to secure the second playoff spot in the Great Lakes Conference of the NPSL. Newcomer Kainoa Bailey put FC Columbus ahead 1-0 13 minutes into the game. After winning the ball back quickly in the
With the NPSL North’s title and playoff race becoming ever tighter, Duluth FC was faced with another home match and three points required to keep their season alive. Sioux Falls, who lost in a close 2-1 match against Duluth in their home match against the BlueGreens, represented a tough side that have struggled since their
Perseverance helps Red Coats find winning touch During the first half of their Friday night match against Syracuse FC, Fort Pitt Regiment head coach John Kowalski could be heard telling his team, “It’s coming. Stick with it.” The veteran coach was extolling his offense to continue to follow their game plan and goals would follow.
Despite being without two backline starters and with a third battling injury, the New Orleans Jesters still managed a huge point at home with a 1-1 draw against Inter Nashville FC Saturday night at Pan American Stadium. Defender Lucas La Van Way was a gametime decision with his injury but played the full 90 minutes.
The Stars took a step closer to qualifying for playoffs after defeating fierce rivals West Chester United 1-0 with a beautiful goal from midfielder Deron Joe on Wednesday night. The Stars went into this match buoyed by their two successive wins against Electric City Shock SC (3-1) and FC Monmouth (3-1) while United on the
A magnificent second-half strike by FC Baltimore substitute Sean Clarke propelled the Roons to the top of the Northeast Region’s Mid-Atlantic Conference Friday night via a 1-0 win over Northern Virginia United. Clarke’s curling shot from the left edge of the penalty box illuminated an attritional, rain-soaked battle between these two well-matched NPSL debutants at
Coming off of two clean sheet wins, Duluth FC looked to grab their third against a struggling LCr Aris FC side that, while managing to score a respectable amount of goals, has failed to grab a point all season. The BlueGreens’ hopes came true as, after a dismal first half in which Duluth held almost
Friday’s NPSL National Game of the Week between FC Baltimore and Northern Virginia United FC features the top two teams from the Northeast Region’s Mid-Atlantic Conference. FC Baltimore is second in the conference with a 3-2-1 record in league play (5-3-1 overall), while NVUFC occupies first place with a 4-1-1 record. It’s safe to say
Katy 1895 FC was back at home for the first time in two matches, taking on Houston Regals SCA at Rhodes Stadium in Katy, Texas. Katy turned their fortunes on Tuesday night and broke a four-match losing streak in stylish fashion, beating the Houston Regals by a score of 9-1. The win improved Katy’s record
The Miami FC 2 hosted Storm FC on Wednesday night, beating the Broward side 2-0. With the victory, Miami FC 2 is now just one point behind first-place Miami United FC in the NPSL Sunshine Conference standings. The Orange and Blue made its intentions clear from the opening whistle, deploying an extremely high defensive line
The Elm City Express hosted Boston City FC in a highly engaging third home match of the season on Wednesday night. After battling hard for ninety minutes through injuries and a short bench, the Express clinched all three points on the night, edging BCFC 2-1. The players never failed to entertain the fans, keeping the
Asheville City SC got its revenge and got back on track against a talented Inter Nashville FC side with a dominating 2-0 victory at Memorial Stadium. Inter Nashville started all four players on loan from USL side Nashville SC. Asheville City wasn’t ready for them on Saturday but was more than prepared on Tuesday
A topsy-turvy second half with three goals in the final four minutes of play ended in a stalemate as Cleveland SC and FC Buffalo finished with the 3-3. The defensive battle seen in the season’s earlier reverse fixture only lasted roughly 30 minutes when the Wolves struck with two first-half goals by attackers Kendall McFayden
Friday night’s matchup had everything ripe for an exciting battle under the lights at Gannon University’s McConnell Family Stadium. Erie came into the night unbeaten through six matches and looking to keep that record intact. Fort Pitt came into the night’s contest coming off the season’s first loss to the Rochester Lancers on Tuesday night.
On a cloudy night at Mission Bay Stadium, ASC San Diego came out on top by a score of 4-0 against rivals Temecula FC. ASC are pushing for the top spot in the Southwest Conference and are now one step closer to achieving that goal. Temecula came out ready to play and pressed hard in the
Duluth FC managed to grab their second clean sheet victory just one week after they earned their first against the Dakota Fusion, this time in an away match against VSLT FC. VSLT handed Duluth their first and only loss of the 2018 regular season when they visited the north shore just ten days earlier and